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From the Source goes live every Friday at 11 a.m. ET from the AD PRO Instagram account to share the new products that are catching the attention of AD market editor Madeline O’Malley and AD PRO associate editor Mel Studach. Watch last week’s episode featuring all 10 picks, view the resource guide, or find an edited recap of our conversation below

Madeline O’Malley: I found the answer to all of our working-from-home needs this week.

Mel Studach: Do tell.

Maddie: The new Alix desk from Bunny Williams Home taps the practical lines of campaign furniture but freshens them up with a colorful twist, available in glossy royal blue or red lacquer. The wrapped brass hardware and legs are a lovely touch too. If I chose to pen the great American novel from quarantine, this would be the desk to do it at.

Mel: I’d love to hear the working titles for that one! My first pick is feeling ultra timely as well. Aux Abris founder Karen Robert took inspiration from the light and airy prairie-style dresses currently in vogue for the bucolic Sprigs pattern, part of the wallpaper studio’s new Linen Collection.

Maddie: I absolutely love that pattern, and she’s right—it’s very much in line with my wardrobe this season.

Mel: Perhaps this is the moment to match your walls to your wardrobe.

Maddie: I’ll add it to the to-do list for when that novel is wrapped! My next pick this week comes from a fabulous collaboration between Nickey Kehoe and the Urban Electric Company. It’s the Mazarine wall sconce, named after the Paris’s famed Bibliotèque Mazarine. They show the pierced design in an antique brass finish with a soft blue powder-coated shade, but it is completely customizable and also available hard- or soft-wired.

Mel: Very nice, and in a hue we’ve been spotting quite a bit lately. This week, I’m also loving… Continue to the full episode here.